The first year resident rotates on the Orthopaedic Surgery Service at Riverside University Health System (RUHS). In addition, the PGY-1 will rotate through the of Vascular Surgery, Anesthesia, Emergency Service, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Surgery, Infectious Disease/Rheumatology, and Internal Medicine. The major goal of the PGY 1 year is to develop entry-level skills knowledge and abilities while helping manage the surgical and non-surgical patient. The PG 1 resident is responsible for the day-to-day care of patients on the service to which they are assigned under the direct supervision of senior residents and faculty. These activities will provide experience in the principles of pre- and postoperative care, experience as an assistant and an operating surgeon working under direct supervision.